Throwing stones at the devil

The Seekers Path

I got this fantastic message from a friend yesterday in which I learned a very important lesson from the story of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) when he was going to sacrifice his son according to the command from Allah Ta’ala; he was stopped on the way by the shaitan who tried to discourage him from obeying Allah’s command and “advised” him to go back but then the angel Jibrael came and told Prophet Ibrahim to throw stones at the devil so he will go away. And this is exactly what he did… the shaitan left him and Ibrahim became even more determined in his mission to please Allah even at the cost of his dearest son’s life.

There are many lessons which can be derived from this story but the most practical lesson which can increase our productivity is that whenever we think of serving Allah’s deen and make plans, the…

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